String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 46.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 foils, long ovoid opaque white with amethyst with silver foil pieces and yellow green and amber crumbs, marvered, lampworked; 46 transparent amethyst circular faceted (20 small, 26 medium); 13 circular colorless faceted (2 small, 11 medium); 12 colorless faceted bicones; 54 transparent smokey faceted bicones, part of surface is iridized. Strung on monofilament with gold tone, calotte crimps and gold tone filigree snap clasp.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source